Contemporary Writers Series welcomes National Book Award Winner Jaimy
Gordon to campus. A native of Baltimore, she received her M.A. in
English as well as her Doctorate in Creative Writing from Brown
University. She is currently Professor of English at Western Michigan
University where she has taught since 1981.
Jaimy Gordon’s work includes poetry, fiction, translations and essays. Her three earliest novels are Shamp of the City-Solo, She Drove without Stopping and Bogeywoman, which made the Los Angeles Times Best Books List of 2000. Her latest novel, Lord of Misrule, won the 2010 National Book Award. Gordon is known for her work as a translator as well. Her poems, short stories, essays, and translations have appeared in several literary journals. More information can be found at wmich.edu/english/directory/faculty/gordon.html.
|Poetry: The Fall of Poxdown (chapbook); The Bend, The Lip, The Kid (a book length narrative poem)|
Novels: Circumspections from an Equestrian Statue (novella); Shamp of the City-Solo; She Drove Without Stopping; Bogeywoman; Lord of Misrule
Translations:Lost Weddings by Maria Beig (translated with Peter Blickle); Hermine, an Animal Life by Maria Beig
Monday, February 25, 2013
WMU's Jaimy Gordon invited as a guest reader at Aquinas College
Jaimy Gordon: Thursday, March 14, 2013 7:30 p.m.